Learn your breath’s relationship to your body to feel safe, confident, and supported in hand balances and inversions. Feel the way your breath can help control your spine and pelvis while in Bridge and Table Top using Belly Breathing and other breath cues. Props Required: one block.
Experience the importance of your upper body for stability in Handstands. Follow along with different methods of warming up your wrists, forearms, and shoulders in Table Top, Down Dog, Puppy Pose, and Swimmer’s Arms, then bring it all together for Prone Handstand at the wall. Props Required: 2 blocks and wall space.
Discover the role your legs and feet play in hand balances by creating compression between your upper and lower body for stability. Move through ankle and toe rotations then a leg-opening sequence with Pyramid, Warrior III, and Half Split. Props Required: 2 blocks.
Build trust in yourself to go upside-down into your Handstand. Turn on your breath and flow through a series with Warrior III and Standing Splits, then prepare for Handstand going through many techniques to enter and exit the posture using a wall. Props Required: 2 blocks and wall space.
A movement-based Vinyasa flow with effortless Handstand elements added. Move through Sun Salutations with leg-activating poses, then weave in various hops getting ready to peak in Handstand. Finish with stretches, and release in Savasana.